In this excerpt, Marek writes about his father, the science-fiction author Jerzy Zulawski, after watching one of the most famous televised moments of the 20th century: the first man on the moon (it was Neil Armstrong, fact fans). I’ve done a partial translation of On The Silver Globe but Jerzy’s books have never been published in English.
What English readers can see though is the anarchic film adaptation that Andrzej Zulawski directed based on the first two parts. It’s one of the most ‘out there’ films you might see and has a fascinating story behind it too. – AZ.